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Fri Mar 03 2000 at 14:56:31
If you're going to use a
to prepare a
, please open and/or save it as a plain-text file (or as HTML, perhaps). Don't post things that have
-only characters in them, as Linux
(et al) will display apostrophes and other such things as question marks (or other
), and not as what you intended. If you're noding in English, allow us
to enjoy it, by using standard
titles, neither tags, which get stripped anyway, nor entities (such as "), which may do the things described in the first item. The solution here is to copy and paste the needed characters into the title - if you have Character Map installed in Windows, it's a piece of cake, or you can copy from
's list of entities in
E2 HTML Tags
, or, as I do, keep an "odd characters" webpage on your hard drive, with a quick link to it on your browser.
says)- Also, keep in mind that it's fixable. After you click "
" take a close look how your writeup is displayed. (You should
do this anyway, checking closely for
as well as character displays) If you have some odd question marks or
simply edit them out in the
text box and re-type them...they should display properly after that.
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